Video shows dramatic Thanksgiving day rescue of hiker stranded at Castle Crags State Park

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif., — A woman who became stranded while hiking in Castle Crags State Park has a lot to be thankful for after she was airlifted back to safety on Thanksgiving day, Thursday, Nov. 25. Dramatic footage of the rescue filmed from the CHP rescue chopper, (which can be viewed here), was later shared to social media. LEADING THE […]

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No leads after Montague Community Center shooting – Investigation continuing

MONTAGUE, Calif., — Authorities in Siskiyou County are continuing to investigate a shooting that happened near the Montague Community Center Saturday evening, Nov. 20. Sheriff’s officials are now asking for the public’s help in locating potential surveillance footage from the neighborhoods surrounding the community center located at 216 S. 11th Street, between Webb and Scobie streets. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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UPDATE: Missing since early November, Yreka man’s body found in Siskiyou County

YREKA, Calif., — Authorities were saddened to announce last night that a man who went missing early on the morning of Nov. 3 was discovered deceased near his pickup truck in a wooded area off Long Gulch Road in the Hawkinsville area of Siskiyou County.  Officials who located the missing man, Kenneth “Kenny” Kyle, 52, of Yreka, had previously said that […]

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Evergreen Elementary students in Yreka treated to special visit from deputy

YREKA, Calif., — Students at Evergreen Elementary School were delighted to receive a special visit from the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday, when a deputy stopped by for a unique version of show and tell. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: One dead after fiery wreck in Redding Raped and strangled, juvenile victim survives – Redding man arrested Nearly 28 pounds of […]

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Nearly 28 pounds of meth & heroin seized during Siskiyou County traffic stop

WEED, Calif., — Authorities say a minor traffic violation north of Weed in Siskiyou County led to the seizure of more than twenty-seven pounds of drugs Monday morning, Nov. 8. Two Oregon residents were arrested as a result of the traffic stop and significant seizure, which California Highway Patrol says had an estimated street value of more than a half-million […]

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Gas leak may have led to explosion that leveled Yreka home

YREKA, Calif., — Although few details have been released through official channels, Yreka residents were left talking today about what some described as a “massive” explosion that led to a home being completely destroyed last night, Thursday, Oct. 28. The fire, which consumed the residence – burning it to the ground, happened in a residential neighborhood in the area of […]

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Child found dead inside Yreka home destroyed by blaze

UPDATED: Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2:39 p.m., With victim’s name, GoFundMe link, and other additional details. Originally published: Wednesday, Oct. 27, 9:28 a.m. YREKA, Calif., — Fire officials are continuing to investigate the cause of a residential structure fire that tore through a Yreka home, killing a child early Monday morning, Oct. 25.  The fatal fire, which destroyed the residence leaving […]

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UPDATE: Missing plane & pilot discovered after vanishing over Siskiyou County

UPDATED: Saturday, Oct. 23, 10:35 a.m. See Original Story and Other Updates Below. SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif., — Authorities were saddened to announce the discovery of a small plane that went missing after its pilot put out a distress call requesting an emergency landing while flying over the Trinity County area Wednesday evening, Oct. 20. The aircraft disappeared while traveling from […]

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Missing since Saturday night, search for missing Happy Camp man, 76, continuing

HAPPY CAMP, Calif., — Authorities today are continuing to ask for help in locating a missing, 76-year-old, Happy Camp man after he disappeared Saturday evening, Oct. 9. Officials say the missing man was possibly walking into town from his China Grade Road residence when he disappeared. He has not been seen or heard from since. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Interrupted […]

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MSPD K-9 assists with arrest of Yreka attempted murder suspect

MT. SHASTA, Calif., — Authorities say that a man wanted in connection with an attempted murder investigation was arrested near the Rain Rock Casino Tuesday evening, Aug. 24. The alleged suspect, Kevin Gary Stewart, 40, was apprehended after a K-9 was deployed into a small, half-buried pipe where he had been hiding down the hill from the casino, located at 777 Casino […]

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